“Talk is cheap. Show me the code.”
― Linus Torvalds
It seems Colombo’s hackathon wave has yet to pass us by. While the Sri Lankan tech community clustered around hackathons on both sides of the week, the world at large thronged in their hundreds and thousands to superscaled conferences along the lines of Computex. Let’s roll that movie again:
While most of WWDC was basically the Californian giant trying to get to where Android and third party applications have been for a long time, some of it was quite useful. We’re assuming you want to skip the endless iPhone fan-human-ism, so click to find out the three most relevant developments there.
Thanks to some minor cable damage on the Singapore side of things. Men take an arrow to the knee; undersea cables take an anchor to the face.
Forty schools in Sri Lanka began a six-month trial with KhanAcademy and MathCloud lessons in Sinhala
Thanks to the Asian DevelopmentBank, who translated mathematics lessons from both sites for students.
Now all we have to do is sit back and see if they can pull off four years’ worth off apps, too
This time, it’s HD Voice on the table
Did you know the first selfie is over two hundred years old? It still doesn’t excuse Rihanna’s Instagram feed, but you should read this.